Culford School is blessed with a unique setting and superb facilities, enjoying 480 acres of stunning Suffolk parkland where pupils can learn, feel secure, explore and enjoy all that is on offer. Culford also has a vibrant boarding community and a recent ISI inspection rated Boarding and Pastoral Care as excellent. Day pupils fold easily into the community with daily bus routes and the options of part and occasional boarding or an extended day.
Category: Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form
Type: Boarding and Day
Religious Affiliation: Methodist
Roll: 460 Boys / / 420 Girls
Age Range: 1 -18 Years
Set in 480 acres of beautiful and tranquil landscaped parkland.
School Contact Details
Headteacher: Mrs C Bentley
Contact for enquiries:Mrs K M Tompkinson, Registrar
Bury-St-Edmunds, Suffolk, IP28 6TX
Tel: 01284 385308
Culford is centred on the magnificent Culford Hall, an 18th century mansion formerly the seat of Marquis Cornwallis and Earl Cadogan. The Hall houses Culford’s music department and purpose-built Studio Theatre. Further facilities include a new £2.2m landmark library at the academic heart of the school. In September 2019, we opened a brand new art centre, a modern, dynamic space that can be used for lessons, exhibitions and events. More recent developments include: a state-of-the-art, 24-track recording studio; the installation of two dance studios which both include a high sprung Harlequin floor, the same used by professional dancers. There will also be a state-of-the-art Creative Technology Centre, due for completion in January 2022.
Academic, Art, Design Technology, Drama, Music, Rugby, Sport, Hockey, Swimming, Tennis, Golf and Cricket scholarships and exhibition awards are available.
Pre-Prep: Informal assessment.
Prep & Senior School: Entrance examination and interview.
For a copy of our prospectus, to arrange a visit or to book a place at an Open Morning, please call the Admissions Office on 01284 385308
Nursery: please contact the school for details.
Pre-Prep (Reception – Year 2): Day – £3,610 – £3,890 per term.
Prep (Years 3-8): Day – £4,720 – £6.180 per term. Full Boarding – £9,195 – £9,880 per term.
Occasional boarding: £66 per night.
Senior School (Years 9-13): Day – £7,885 per term, Full Boarding £12,385 per term, International Boarding £13,240 per term.
Occasional boarding: £71 per night.
For prep international boarding fees and part boarding and extended day provisions, please contact the school for more details.
All visits are welcome, please contact the school
Pre-Prep and Prep Open Morning: Friday 1 Mar 2024 - Time: 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Senior School Open Morning: Saturday 2 Mar 2024 - Time: 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Come and visit our school and beautiful campus at our next Open Morning. We hope to bring you a morning which will showcase our school, give you an opportunity to meet teaching staff, see our facilities and gain a feel for life at Culford. Alternatively, please contact our Admissions team to book a personal visit.
Open Mornings: Please BOOK your place
Please contact our Admissions Team on 01284 385308 or email email@example.com for more information.
But until then, why not visit our Virtual Open Mornings where you can gain an insight into life at Culford and the wonderful opportunities that await your child.
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New Art Centre is Officially...
We are pleased to announce that we have officially opened our new Art Centre. In the space of only one academic year the arts facilities at Culford have been revolutionised with the completion of the new studio. Now at the heart of the Art Centre there is a glass-fronted, modern, dynamic space that can be...Read more
Hadley Butler shines with Take...
Former pupil Hadley Butler, who recently completed his A-Levels this summer, got the chance to work with the production crew at Culford School on the recent Suzuki advert featuring Take That. Hadley, who has a passion for photography and film-making, was given this amazing opportunity during the May half-term when the grounds of Culford School...Read more
Culford pupils celebrate excellent A...
Pupils at Culford School achieved an excellent set of A Level results. 53% of all grades were at A*- B...Read more
Culford School – Pupils set...
Following a farewell BBQ in the Headmaster’s garden and final preparations last week, Culford Senior School pupils and four teachers set...Read more